A match made in hell : the Jewish boy and the Polish outlaw who defied the Nazis (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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A match made in hell : the Jewish boy and the Polish outlaw who defied the Nazis

A match made in hell : the Jewish boy and the Polish outlaw who defied the Nazis

Author: Morris Goldner; Larry Stillman
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"When Moniek (Morris) Goldner and his family were uprooted from their Polish farming village during a German aktion, the child-sized sixteen-year-old fled into the forests. He eventually met up with his father, who had also escaped, and together they managed to survive until a former friend betrayed the pair. Wounded and left for dead beneath his father's murdered body, Goldner was rescued by the enigmatic outlaw  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Morris Goldner; Jan Kopec; Morris Goldner; Jan Kopec
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Morris Goldner; Larry Stillman
ISBN: 029919390X 9780299193904 0299193942 9780299193942
OCLC Number: 51854674
Awards: Short-listed for Society of Midland Authors Award (Adult Nonfiction) 2004
Description: xv, 242 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: Rescue --
Into the Forest --
Kopec --
Sedziszow --
Saboteur --
After Sedziszow --
Close Calls --
Podkarpacie --
Grabiny --
The Train --
Let My People Go --
Shoeshine Boy --
Two Bridges --
Out of the Fire --
Liberation --
Revenge --
Flight to Berlin --
Displaced --
America --
Author's Postscript: Straszecin, Present Day.
Responsibility: Larry Stillman from the Testimony of Morris Goldner.
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An award-winning memoir of shy Jewish teenager Moniek Goldner joining forces with hardened Polish criminal Jan Kopec to survive in Nazi-occupied Poland. First trained as Kopek's accomplice in  Read more...


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"From the first line, this Holocaust memoir grips you with its searing action.... A riveting first-person narrative.... Discussion groups will want this one." - Booklist"

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